|School for Designing a Society - Earthling (Accessible Horizon Films)|
The School for Designing a Society, established in 1991, is a project of teachers, performers, artists, and activists. It is an ongoing experiment in making temporary living environments where the question "What would I consider a desirable society?" is given serious playful thought, and taken as an input to creative projects. The film revolves around the summer school that one of the Accessible Horizon Films member attended in the summer of 2007...
Keywords: SDAS; School for designing a Society; Accessible Horizon Films
|MenOfBurden - Raghu Jeganathan, Ramesh Mourthy, Mohandass Radhakrishnan, Kousalya Jeganathan|
Set in the city of Pondicherry, a Union Territory in South East India, the documentary uncovers the story of disappearing cycle rickshaw drivers living in abject poverty. Over time, the city has experienced a gradual but alarming reduction in the number of cycle rickshaws thereby diminishing the chances of living of those who depend on them. What used to be one of the primary modes of transport in the city is now a fading memory with the few remaining ones staging a difficult survival...
Keywords: Men of Burden; Accessible Horizon films; Documentary; Pondicherry; Rickshaw